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Nature. 1988 Jan 7;331(6151):41-6.

A tissue-specific endothelial cell molecule involved in lymphocyte homing.

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Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305.

Abstract

An endothelial cell surface molecule that is selectively expressed in mucosal organs is required for lymphocyte homing to mucosal lymphoid tissues. This 'vascular addressin' appears to function as a tissue-specific marker or address signal for recognition by lymphocytes circulating in the blood.

PMID:
3340147
DOI:
10.1038/331041a0
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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